Research Report A Government Match for Private Pension Saving?
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the 1999 Clinton Administration proposal to create "USA" savings accounts. He concludes that the proposal for a match is one way to try to encourage greater saving, especially among the middle class, but that to be effective, a much more delicate crafting of legislation that simultaneously tries to address the excessive promises of social security along with the inadequacies of the existing private pension system would be required.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Aging and retirement Taxes and budgets
Tags Fiscal policy Pensions Individual taxes Federal budget and economy